Whether you are buying or renting a property here; you may want to know as much about the local area as possible.  There is plenty to see and do in Charnwood, North West Leicestershire and across the East Midlands so you should take time to explore.  The region has a fantastic transport infrastructure which affords easy access to and from the area. It's a great place to live and ideal for residents commuting to the major employment centres of London, Leicester, Nottingham, Derby or Birmingham. 

To familiarise yourself with commuting routes, education facilities, leisure or family opportunities, we hope you find the following links convenient and informative.  Note that we can not guarantee the accuracy of the information found at these links which are hosted by other organisations including government, local councils, corporate and public websites.

Click on the links below to explore further.

About the Area

Charnwood Council, Charnwood Forest, North West LeicestershireThe National Forest

 The national forrest

Local Towns and Villages

Shepshed, Loughborough, CoalvilleAshby de la Zouch, Barrow upon Soar, Kegworth,  Newtown Linford 

                                                                 View down Market Street in Ashby de la Zouch geograph.org.uk 796684



Schools map, Performance tables, Ofsted reports




Sport and Leisure

Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Birmingham, Donington Park, Rugby, FootballBe ActiveRutland, HeritageNEC, Events


Leicester Tigers vs Bath 8236295066 



The Rushes, Belvoir, HighcrossFosse Park, VictoriaBroadmarsh, West Mall



Transport links

Car,  BusRailAirportWaterways